​The Royal School of Needlework

Day classes in Glasgow in 2018:

8th June. Silk shaded Celtic knotwork.

11th August. Beginners goldwork flower.

12th August. Basic fabric covered box making.

15, 16, 17 & 18th August. Masterclass - Goldwork Or Nue. ‘Fleeting Freedom’ Hare. 

20/21st October. ‘James’s Pocket’ appliqué and surface stitches class. 

17th November. Beginners blackwork. Acorn & oak leaf.

Day classes in Glasgow 2019:

26, 27th January. Intermediate Jacobean feather.

23rd February.  16th March.  27th April. Opus Anglicanum Mermaid. (3 days spread over a few months to allow for homework)

11, 12th May. Silk Shaded Tudor Rose. 

21, 22, 23rd June. ‘Queen’s Silks’ Metal thread work. 

Certificate & Diploma Classes in Glasgow 2018:

March:    22, 23, 26, 27th.   April:  19, 20, 25th     May:    10, 11, 14, 15th     June:   4, 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, 14th     August:    9, 10th    September:    6, 7, 10, 11th ​    October:   18, 19, 22, 23rd ​    November:   15, 16, 19th     December:   3, 4, 5, 6, 7th

Certificate & Diploma Classes in Glasgow 2019:

January:  24, 25, 28th. February: 21, 22, 25th.  March:  14, 15, 18th.  April:  25, 26, 29th.  May: 10, 13, 14th.  June: 17, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, 27th. 

Certificate & Diploma Classes in Rugby 2018:

October:  17th.  November: ​10th, 14th. 

Certificate & Diploma Classes in Rugby in 2019:

February:  6, 9, 27th.  March: 6th.  June: 29th. July: 3, 13th. 

Day classes at Hampton Court Palace 2018:

13, 14, 15th April. ‘James’s Pocket’. Appliqué and Beading. 

22nd September. ‘Introduction to Goldwork: Flower’.

23rd September. 14th October. 11th November. Opus Anglicanum mermaid (three days spread over three months to allow for homework)

Day classes at Hampton Court Palace 2019:

16th, 17th February. Intermediate Jacobean crewelwork ‘Stylised Feather’.

5th, 6th June. Appliqué & Surface Stitches ‘Bee & Bloom’.

22nd, 23rd, 24th July. Metal thread work ‘Queen’s Silks’

​25th, 26th July. Silk shading ‘Tudor Rose’.

23, 24, 25th August. ‘Mr. Puffin’ Blackwork. 

​Certificate & Diploma Classes at Hampton Court Palace in 2019: 

August: 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12, 14, 15th. Gold work Intensive. 

Day classes in Kentucky, USA 2018:

9, 10, 11th July. ‘Queen’s Silks’ metal thread work.

12, 13th July. Opus Anglicanum.

16, 17th July. Opus Anglicanum.

18, 19, 20th July. ‘Queen’s Silks’ metal thread work.

​Certificate & Diploma Classes in Williamsburg 2019: 

​28, 29, 30th March and 1, 2, 4, 5, 8th April.

​For further details/to book go to www.royal-needlework.org.uk
Location: Holyroodhouse Palace, Edinburgh.

Date: 24 & 25th March, 2018. 

Description: This two day class in silk and gold work embroidery is to compliment the current exhibition ‘Splendours of the Subcontinent’ exhibition on view in the Queen’s Gallery. 

For further details/to book go to www.royalcollection.org.uk.
Location: Salisbury branch E.G.

Date: 13th September, 2018.

Description: An hour long illustrated lecture presentation about embellishment on 20th Century Costume. Plus Q & A session following. 

for further details/to book go to www.embroiderersguild.com
Helen is an associate lecturer and designer for Wemyss School of Needlework on set dates throughout the year. 

​for further details/ to book go to www.wemyssneedlework.com

Helen is an associate lecturer and designer for National Galleries Scotland on set dates throughout the year. 

​for further details/ to book go to www.nationalgalleries.org


Helen is an associate lecturer for Logie Steading , teaching Jacobean crewel work on set dates throughout the year. 

23, 24th April 2018. 

24, 25th October, 2018.

12, 13th March 2019.

​for further details/ to book go to www.logie.co.uk

Helen is an associate lecturer for Higham Hall on set dates throughout the year. 

5, 6, 7, 8th October 2018. ‘Fleeting Freedom’ Or Nue hare.

8, 9, 10, 11th 2018. Embroidered scissors keep. 

​for further details/ to book go to www.highamhall.com